Navigating the New Frontier: The Role of AI and ML in Revolutionizing DDoS Defense Strategies

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Thursday, June 27th, 6:30 EDT

Cybersecurity leaders in Tampa are invited to join this roundtable dinner on ‘Navigating the New Frontier: The Role of AI and ML in Revolutionizing DDoS Defense Strategies’.

An expert moderator will guide the knowledge-sharing event, stimulating discussion between participants in a closed, confidential environment. Attendance is complimentary and by invitation only.

Navigating the New Frontier: The Role of AI and ML in Revolutionizing DDoS Defense Strategies

Incorporating machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) into DDoS defense mechanisms significantly elevates their effectiveness. These technologies facilitate a nuanced approach to security, empowering systems to anticipate and neutralize threats with unprecedented accuracy. ML algorithms sift through extensive data to pinpoint irregular patterns indicative of potential DDoS activity, enhancing early detection capabilities. Simultaneously, AI-driven automation streamlines the mitigation process, swiftly neutralizing threats while minimizing intervention time and potential impact.

By adopting ML and AI in DDoS protection, organizations can shift from a reactive to a proactive security stance. This not only fortifies their defenses against sophisticated and evolving DDoS tactics but also ensures a higher degree of network and application uptime. Implementing such advanced, intelligent solutions is key to maintaining the integrity and availability of digital infrastructures in an increasingly hostile cyber landscape.

  • What are the primary technical and logistical challenges faced by organizations in incorporating machine learning and artificial intelligence into existing DDoS protection frameworks?
  • How can organizations strategically deploy AI and ML technologies to enhance their DDoS defense mechanisms?
  • What advancements in AI and ML are anticipated to shape the future of DDoS protection?

CEO at BestDefense.io LLC
CEO at Noir Blanc
CoatFounder & CTO at Aspen RxHealth
Chief Cybersecurity Officer at TheIncLab
Chief Technology Officer at BlockSpaces
Vice President of Engineering & Dark Web Intelligence at Experian
Vice President at Technology at Citi
Director Information Technology Security at Raymond James Financial, Inc.
Director Product Management at EZO
Associate Director at Digital Transformation and Intelligent Process Automation at Cognizant India

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Chris Piehota | Principal Director, ARA

Chris Piehota is a former U.S. Government Senior Executive Service official who retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation after 25 years of experience as a recognized leader who led complex national security investigations, international security programs, and covert operational technology platforms. As a Director of National Intelligence-recognized Senior Intelligence Officer, Piehota received a 2017 Presidential Rank Award in recognition of superior executive performance, operational achievement, and managerial effectiveness. Before joining the FBI, Chris worked in the NASA Space Shuttle program as a Metrology Scientist and Laboratory Supervisor. He is a U.S. Air Force military veteran and possesses a Ph.D. in Human Performance Technology; a master’s degree in Human Resources, Training, and Development; and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

6:30 PM Arrival and reception
7:00 PM Welcoming and opening address by Ortus
7:10 PM Short introduction by A10 Networks
7:20 PM Moderated discussion with our guests and attendees
7:50 PM Dinner
9:00 PM Networking

Brio Italian Grille – Yandolino

2223 N Westshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607, United States | Google Maps

The Ortus Club hosts knowledge-sharing discussions in the best private dining rooms in the world. These venues provide an elegant high-end atmosphere and impeccable table service.

Hosted by A10 Networks

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Take your seat at the table where industry leaders converge. Before and after our discussions, you’ll have dedicated time to connect with like-minded peers who share your passions. Immerse yourself in a dynamic, collaborative community that fosters innovation and knowledge-sharing. Whether you seek mentorship or professional camaraderie, no man is an island at our events.

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Surrounded by elite visionaries, thought leaders, and disruptors, you’ll gain access to insights and emerging trends that extend beyond the horizon. Attending our events allow you an opportunity to not only anticipate change but to actively shape the future of your industry, returning with a strategic edge and a treasure trove of new ideas to elevate your business.

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Engage in candid, knowledge-rich conversations set against the backdrop of the world’s finest venues. With over 2,000 events since 2016, we are dedicated to professionalism, curating topics, guest lists, and moderators to provide you an unparalleled experience. 

Tailored Discussions

Your engagement is our priority; our renowned, handpicked moderators, adept at crafting immersive discussions, ensure that your time is thoroughly enjoyable and stimulating. Prior to the event, we’ll ask you questions to ensure the discussions are fruitful and aligned with your interests – all you have to do is show up.

Sensory Delight

Delight in meticulously curated three-course meals crafted by maestro chefs. Then take your pick from our curated menu of wines and coffee, all set within an ambiance that not only satisfies your palate but also inspires connections and ideas.